Latest parent advice:
The links below have been released by the government in October 2020:
- support for parents and carers to keep children safe online, which outlines resources to help keep children safe from different risks online and where to go to find support and advice
- guidance on staying safe online which includes information on security and privacy settings
- Thinkuknow provides advice from the National Crime Agency (NCA) on staying safe online
- Parent info is a collaboration between Parentzone and the NCA providing support and guidance for parents from leading experts and organisations
- Childnet offers a toolkit to support parents and carers of children of any age to start discussions about their online life, to set boundaries around online behaviour and technology use, and to find out where to get more help and support
- Internet matters provides age-specific online safety checklists, guides on how to set parental controls on a range of devices, and a host of practical tips to help children get the most out of their digital world
- London Grid for Learning has support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online, including tips to keep primary aged children safe online
- Net-aware has support for parents and carers from the NSPCC, including a guide to social networks, apps and games
- Let’s Talk About It has advice for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation
- UK Safer Internet Centre has tips, advice, guides and other resources to help keep children safe online, including parental controls offered by home internet providers and safety tools on social networks and other online services
Latest advice on ‘Momo’ MOMO-Online-Safety-Guide-for-Parents
Internet Safety Day Resources
The National Online Safety Service have produced a range of guides for social media apps and platforms.
Apps & Platform guides
The Internet Matters organisation have produced a Digital Resilience Toolkit with advice for parents of 6-10 years old. Digital_Resilience_Toolkit_-for_6-10_year_olds
Check out the new Thinkuknow webpage about protecting children from online abuse. click here
The NSPCC came to school on 20th October. They now have an online safety helpline.
0808 800 5002
For advice and support on parental controls, privacy settings, social networks and more..
Lancashire also have a very useful site with online safeguarding information
Useful Web Resources for internet safety.
We held a parent internet safety evening.
The links from this talk by Dr Rob Musker are here- Online Safety Links Feb 16
Parents occasionally ask for advice on internet safety.
The documents below will be very useful for parents and children to share.